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2013-2014 Academic Calendar

August 2013

3 Saturday Commencement, Bread Loaf School of English at Oxford
7 Wednesday ***Eid al-Fitr begins in the evening
8 Thursday Eid al-Fitr
10 Saturday Commencement, Bread Loaf School of English in Vermont
14-24 Wed.-Sat. Bread Loaf Writers' Conference
16 Friday VT Language Schools Commencement
29-Sept. 1 Thurs.-Sun. Alumni College

September 2013

1 Sunday Alumni College ends
2 Monday Labor Day
2 Monday Orientation begins
4 Wednesday Rosh Hashanah begins in the evening
5-6 Thurs.-Fri. Rosh Hashanah - I and II
7 Saturday Residence Halls open for returning students (9:00 a.m.)
8 Sunday Convocation
9 Monday Fall term classes begin (8:00 a.m.)
13 Friday Yom Kippur begins in the evening
14 Saturday Yom Kippur
26-28 Thurs.-Sat. Clifford Symposium

October 2013

11-13 Fri.-Sun. Fall Family Weekend
14 Monday ***Eid al-Adha begins in the evening
15 Tuesday Eid al Adha
17-19 Thur.-Sat. Trustee Meetings
21-22 Mon.-Tues. Midterm recess
23 Wednesday Classes resume (8:00 a.m.)
25-27 Fri.- Sun Homecoming

November 2013

3 Sunday Daylight Saving Time ends
26 Tuesday Thanksgiving recess begins (4:15 p.m.)
28 Thursday Thanksgiving Day

December 2013

2 Monday Classes resume (8:00 a.m.)
6 Friday Fall term classes end (4:15 p.m.)
9 Monday Reading Day
10-15 Tue.-Sun. *Final examinations begin
12 Thursday Trustee Meetings (off campus)
12 Thursday Reading Day
14 Saturday

MIIS Winter Commencement

15 Sunday Recess begins (10:00 p.m.)
16 Monday Residence Halls close (Noon.)
25 Wednesday Christmas Day


January 2014

1 Wednesday New Year's Day
5 Sunday Residence Halls open (9:00 a.m.)
6 Monday Winter term classes begin (8:00 a.m.)
20 Monday Martin Luther King Day
31 Friday Winter term classes end; Recess begins (4:15 p.m.)

February 2014

1 Saturday Celebration for mid-year graduates
5 Wednesday Spring Orientation begins
10 Monday Spring term classes begin (8:00 a.m.)
20-22 Thurs.-Sat. Trustee meetings
20 Thursday Winter Carnival recess begins (4:15 p.m.)
21-22 Fri.-Sat. Winter Carnival
24 Monday Classes resume (8:00 a.m.)

March 2014

5 Wednesday Ash Wednesday
9 Sunday Daylight Saving Time begins
21 Friday Spring term recess begins (4:15 p.m.)
31 Monday Classes resume (8:00 a.m.)

April 2014

11 Friday *Spring Student Symposium; classes do not meet
14 Monday Passover begins in the evening
15 Tuesday First Day of Passover
18 Friday Good Friday
20 Sunday Easter (All Christian)

May 2014

8-10 Thurs.-Sat. Trustee meetings
12 Monday **Spring term classes end (4:15 p.m.)
13-14 Tue.-Wed. Reading Day
15-20 Thur.-Tues. *Final examinations begin
17 Saturday MIIS Commencement
18 Sunday Reading Day
21 Wednesday Residence Halls close for general student body (noon)
24 Saturday Baccalaureate
25 Sunday Commencement/Residence Halls close for Graduates and Senior FEBs (11:00 p.m.)
26 Monday Memorial Day

June 2014

6-8 Fri.-Sun.


9-15 Mon.-Sun.

Bread Loaf Orion Environmental Writer's Conference

20 Friday

VT Language Schools eight-week session begins
24 Tuesday Bread Loaf School of English in Vermont begins
27 Friday VT Language Schools seven-week session begins
27 Friday ***Ramadan begins in the evening
28 Saturday Ramadan
30 Monday Bread Loaf School of English at Oxford begins

July 2014

1 Tuesday VT Language Schools six-week session begins
4 Friday Independence Day
27 Sunday ***Eid al-Fitr begins in the evening
28 Monday Eid al-Fitr

August 2014

9 Saturday Commencement, Bread Loaf School at Oxford and Vermont
13-23 Wed.-Sat. Bread Loaf Writers' Conference
15 Friday VT Language Schools Commencement
28-31 Thurs.-Sun. Alumni College

* Fall exams scheduled Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
* Spring exams scheduled Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Monday, and Tuesday.
**Friday class schedule observed on Monday, May 12.
***These religious holidays begin at sundown of the preceding day. Dates are based on the lunar calendar and may vary.

NOTE: The Calendar is subject to change.